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Installing MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012 I/O Board Cable 



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Installing MacBook Pro 15" 
Retina Display Mid 2012 I/O 

Board Cable 

Written By: Brett Hartt 



S TOOLS: © PARTS: 

MacBook Pro and Air 5-Point Pentalobe MacBook Pro 15" Retina I/O Board 

Screwdriver (1) Cable (1) 

• Spudger (1) 



SUMMARY 

Input, Output, Sideput. Whatever kind of puting you will be doing, a faulty I/O board cable is 
going to severely limit the functionality of your MacBook Pro with Retina display. This guide 
will show you how to replace it. 



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Installing MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012 I/O Board Cable 



Step 1 — Lower Case 




• Remove the following pentalobe 
screws securing the lower case to 
the MacBook Pro with Retina 
display. 

♦ Eight 3.0 mm 

• Two 2.3 mm 



Step 2 




• Lifting from the edge nearest the 
clutch cover, lift the lower case off 
the MacBook Pro. 

• Set the lower case aside. 



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Step 3 — Battery Connector 




• Peel back the warning label 
covering the battery connector. 



Step 4 




• Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry the battery connector straight up out of its 
socket on the logic board. 

• Bend the battery cables back and out of the way, ensuring that the battery connector 
doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board. 



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Step 5 — I/O Board Cable 




• Using the flat end of a spudger, pry the I/O board cable straight up out of its socket on the 
I/O board. 

• In a similar fashion, remove the I/O board cable from its socket on the I/O board. 



Step 6 




• Remove the I/O board cable from 
the MacBook Pro. 



To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



This document was last generated on 2012-11-01 04:04:03 AM. 



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